Lab Test : D-Dimer

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:N/A
Department:Hematology
Phone:(937) 641-2627
SQ Code:DDIM
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Blue top tube (3.2% sodium citrate)
Temperature:Transport to lab within 30 minutes of collection.
Rejection:Tube not filled to line, blood clotted, hemolyzed specimen, specimen received more than 2 hours after collection.
Normal:<500 ng/dL
Uses:Helpful in establishing the diagnosis of disseminated intravascular coagulation.
Limitations:None known.
Method:Agglutination
 

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